The Wesley Centre for Hyperbaric Medicine is committed to conducting quality research to advance the field of hyperbaric medicine.  We have current and ongoing  research relating to a range of medical conditions and will publish results of this research once each study is complete.

Current Research


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Xerostomia

Have you previously undergone radiation for head and neck cancer and do you now experience a dry mouth (Xerostomia)? ...Read More

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Healing chronic diabetic foot ulcers

Are you Diabetic? Do you have a foot ulcer? Do you want to help the Medical Community & Scientific Community understand what is happening with Stem Cells and Diabetic ulcers and receive free wound care. ...Read More

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Healing chronic venous leg ulcers

We are currently researching the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for healing chronic venous leg ulcers: A randomised, double blind, placebo-controlled trial. This study is in cooperation with faculty from the University of Queensland and the physicians from the Wesley Hospital. ...Read More

Research Results


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Australian paediatric hyperbaric oxygen therapy 1998–2011

This was a retrospective cohort study (January 1998–December 2011) of children treated at four Australian hyperbaric medical units. The primary aim of this review is to identify clinical conditions treated in a paediatric population referred to Australian hyperbaric units. Secondary aims are to describe outcomes of treatment and detail any complications occurring during treatment or during transfer between units. A total of 112 children underwent 1099 hyperbaric treatments for 14 indications. ...Read More

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Project HORTIS – Hyperbaric Oxygen and Radiation Therapy Injury Study

HORTIS was developed as a multi-centre study with international participation, involving a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, with patient cross-over option. ...Read More